Tag Archives: Google: User Interface

Study of 4 million Google searches charts the CTR payoff that came from eliminating right-side ads

Click-through rates for ads at the top of desktop results have increased significantly in the year since Google got rid of text ads in the right rail, a new study shows. The post Study of 4 million Google searches charts the CTR payoff that came from eliminating right-side ads appeared first on...

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Google asks some searchers to tag movies with critic statements

Google is experimenting with a new movie feature to let searchers tag videos. The post Google asks some searchers to tag movies with critic statements appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google adds menu tab to restaurants’ local panel

Google is now adding more tab options to the local panel. Not only do we see an overview and reviews tab, but now a menu tab and others. The post Google adds menu tab to restaurants’ local panel appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google has officially rolled out a new tab-based local panel with quick access to reviews

Users can toggle between a local listing's overview details and their reviews in the Google search results. The post Google has officially rolled out a new tab-based local panel with quick access to reviews appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google adds ‘Personal’ search filter, then drops it

Google tests a personalized version of their search results for signed-in Google users. Did you see it? The post Google adds ‘Personal’ search filter, then drops it appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google is testing 11 variations of black links in search results

Google frequently makes changes to its search results pages in order to improve the user experience. Contributor Sergey Alakov has collected examples of what appears to be Google's latest test: replacing blue links with black ones in the user interface. The post Google is testing 11 variations of...

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Google tests ‘highlights’ icons in the local knowledge panels

Google is busy testing new features in the local listings. Here is one that shows fun icons. The post Google tests ‘highlights’ icons in the local knowledge panels appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Are you a featured snippet? If so, Google’s testing dropping your web listing

Google has confirmed they are testing removing the featured snippet from the main core web results. The post Are you a featured snippet? If so, Google’s testing dropping your web listing appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Is Google testing its own jobs search engine?

In the market for a new job? Google appears to be testing a new search feature just for you. The post Is Google testing its own jobs search engine? appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google launched more than 1,600 new changes in search last year

Google has been busy with 1,653 launches, 9,800 live traffic experiments, 18,015 side-by-side experiments and 130,336 search quality tests. The post Google launched more than 1,600 new changes in search last year appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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